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February 10, 2013

New business honors Marines while dishing out BBQ


In an overview of other events at the elementary the annual father/daughter dance was scheduled for Feb. 9 and spring pictures are Feb. 12.  Jump Rope for Heart is Feb. 15 and some of the grades are selling cookie dough and other foods for funding to Camp Grady Spruce. A very busy time before spring break.

Since it’s income tax filing time here are a couple of places to get expert help with free filing. Tax-Aid, which is a program sponsored by the IRS in cooperation with AARP, has trained volunteers who excelled in the business world until retirement, do the paperwork and filing at no cost.

The area (Mineral Wells, Weatherford, Azle) coordinator is Millsap area resident Linda Whitehouse.  This service is available Thursdays at the Mineral Wells Senior Center, and for more info call 940 -325-6470. In Weatherford you can receive the service at the Weatherford Library on Thursdays, 3-7 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 817-598-4150 to make an appointment, although walk-ins are also welcome. This is a great help and we hope many take advantage of the service.

Two ladies very dear to many hearts around the area have been ill of late. Our devoted librarian Billie Hook is back to work and getting stronger every day after not feeling well for quite sometime. She is such an integral part of the elementary school, plus the trailblazer for the formation of our public library, that her absence was greatly felt on many levels. Glad you are back, Mrs. Billie!

Mrs. June Campbell, of Cool, has had a turn in the hospital, and as she and her husband, Soup, are known far and wide for their many volunteer and supportive efforts, many have been very concerned for her. We wish you a speedy recovery, Mrs. Campbell!

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